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Gretchen Mall Nichols

Gretchen Mall Nichols

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Business, Real Estate

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About Me

BENDERSON DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LLC (March 2014 - Present )

Real estate attorney supporting Benderson's legal leasing department in retail lease negotiations, responsible for:

Managing a high volume of leases, which includes but is not limited to negotiating, drafting and revising tenant leases and related agreements.

Negotiating leases, lease modifications, waivers, subordination agreements, estoppels, and termination agreements with tenants, attorneys and brokers.

www.benderson.com


 


NESPER, FERBER & DiGIACOMO, LLP (March 2001- February 2014)

Partner focusing law practice on business and corporate law, which includes, but is not limited to, business formation and dissolution; contract drafting; mergers and acquisitions; purchase and sale of assets; non-competition issues; employment matters; not-for-profit corporations; and other general corporate issues.

I also work on real estate transactions, including commercial and residential leases, landlord/tenant issues, sales and purchases, and commercial loan transactions.

I also assist clients with elder law issues, estate planning, and the administration of estates. In addition, I work with area fire companies on their legal matters.

I focus on: Business & Corporate Law, Employment Law, Real Estate Transactions, Landlord/Tenant Matters, and Estate Probate & Administration.

Nesper, Ferber & DiGiacomo has received Tier 1 Ranking in the 2011, 2012 & 2013 Editions of U.S. News- Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Real Estate: 50%
  2. Business: 50%

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Contact Info

Benderson Development Company, LLC

570 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14202

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200303/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Chairman's AwardLiteracy New York Buffalo-Niagara, Inc.2013
Tier 1 Ranking for FirmUS News- Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"2013
Scholarship for Leadership BuffaloNAWBO Buffalo Niagara2012
Scholarship, Center for Professional DevelopmentAmherst Chamber of Commerce2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyBenderson Development Company, LLC2014 - Present
AttorneyNesper, Ferber & DiGiacomo, LLP2001 - 2014

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara, Inc.Vice Chair2013 - Present
Leadership BuffaloMember, Class Experience2012 - 2012
Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara, Inc.Board of Directors2012 - Present
NAWBO Buffalo NiagaraChair, Women in Leadership Program2011 - Present
Amherst Chamber of CommerceChair, Tools for Prosperity Workshop Series2011 - Present
The Women's TAP FundFacebook Administrator2010 - 2012
Amherst Chamber of CommerceBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Amherst Chamber of CommerceExecutive Officer2010 - 2012
Amherst Chamber of CommerceChair, Business Resource Council2010 - 2012
Buffalo Niagara Chapter of NYS Women Inc.Second Vice President2009 - 2010
University at Buffalo GOLD GroupBoard of Directors2008 - 2008
Women's Bar Association of the State of New York (Western chapter)MemberN/A
Bar Association of Erie CountyMemberN/A
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Ticor Title Insurance's The Title Examiner“The Parable of the Disappearing Street"2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
State University of New York at BuffaloN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Continuing Legal Education SeminarLandlord - Tenant Law2009